Brownbanded Cockroach

The brownbanded cockroach is named for the lighter colored bands marking its body. Males and females vary somewhat in appearance, but are both around ½” long. Only male brownbandeds can fly. Females produce yellow-brown egg capsules around 3/16″ long. These roaches commonly live in homes and apartment complexes. Attracted to warm and high places, you can find them in ceiling fixtures, showers, behind loose wallpapers or moldings, or almost anywhere hard to get to. Besides these areas, they also hide out in appliances, which can be a way for them to hitch rides to new locations. They can contaminate food, but also eat and damage many non-food items such as glues in book bindings, or even stockings.


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